Fianna Fáil’s John Hanafin on Church Child Abuse


On that corruption of anger, it is important to look at whether those who did wrong were doing so by instruction from the top, as happens, say, when people overreact and use the words “concentration camp”. In a concentration camp, the instruction from the authorities is to treat people in a certain manner. The children were not treated according to the diktat, rules, regulations and statements of the church and those who did those things were further away from the church than the poor innocent victims.

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  1. This is exactly the strategy Mary Raftery was anticipating in Monday’s Irish Times: